A Child’s Garden of Peace
Natural Heroes episode 212
Anisha: Organic Farming in South India
Film by Myra Margolin
Bina Cita Utama
Bina Cita Utama (BCU) provides a high quality-learning environment in Central Kalimantan. Established in 2005, Bina Cita Utama aims to build a better future for Central Kalimantan. The name Bina Cita Utama means to nurture ideals, dreams, hopes and ambitions, which are noble, or of the highest standing.
Borneo Football International Foundation
The BFIF official video from 2016
Borneo Football International Academy has an integrated programme for assisting children and youth’s healthy development through football.
Film in Spanish – Evaluation of ‘After School’ Pilot Project in 2018
By Clara Rust, sponsored by Susila Dharma Britain
Filmed in 2017 during a volunteer placement by Clara Rust and 4 Canadian volunteers who were teaching English to trainee tour guides, this short film highlights Fundación Trópico’s work to safeguard the biodiversity of the Valle del Cauca in Colombia.
Reserva Forestal de Ríobravo, Valle del Cauca. Colombia
Film in Spanish
The Río Bravo Reserve (Valle del Cauca, Colombia) is part of one of the world’s most biologically rich and threatened areas. Fundación Trópico is committed to protecting the rich biodiversity of the region of Valle del Cauca, in Colombia, including Río Bravo, as well as supporting communities that want to live in harmony with nature.
Bajo Calima, Municipio de Buenaventura-Valle de Cauca
Film in Spanish
Community development project in the lower basin of the Calima River, Municipality of Buenaventura, Valle de Cauca, Colombia – where the target population is made up of displaced and returnee Afro-Colombian communities.
Human Force Camp at YPK in 2016
By Clara Rust, sponsored by SD Britain
Video by Clara Rust of the Human Force camp held at Permakultur Kalimantan Foundation in 2016
Human Force Camp 2014, Puebla, Mexico
By Andrew Hall
This video is about the Human Force camp held in August 2014 at the Casa Cuna non-profit day-care and preschool in Puebla, Mexico. The week-long Human Force camps involve work and study at Susila Dharma projects in different countries.
The Human Force Volunteering for Social Change at Anisha
By Myra Margolin
Video made at the 2012 Human Force camp held at Anisha, India.
Mis Corazones Alegres – ‘My Happy Hearts Foundation’
The Mis Corazones Alegres Foundation is a non-profit organisation aimed at improving the quality of life of older adults by providing them with board and lodging and personal care in a loving environment. The project has around 20 older adults in its care, and is currently working from a rented house in Medellín.
Puppeteers Without Borders
The Puppet as a health ambassador
Puppeteers Without Borders trains peer educators in topics such as reproductive anatomy, contraception and sexual violence, with the aim of supporting teachers’ capacity to promote knowledge and positive healthy beliefs and behaviors.
The King is Ill – Puppets at work in Kinshasha
By Benoît Erwann Boucherot
A short film by of the making of The King is Ill puppet show in Democratic Republic of the Congo, a production facilitated by Puppeteers Without Borders.
Who is the Enemy?
By Andrew Hall
“Who is the enemy?” is a moving paper-theater performance based on refugees’ real stories and original drawings. It was created by Erica Zoltan Sapir of Puppeteers Without Borders, with funding by Susila Dharma Germany.
Erica spent several weeks in early 2016 visiting the Paulusheim Refugee Centre in Bonn, Germany where she worked with the people there to express their experiences creatively through drawing and story telling. Erica took this material to create this paper-theatre show which was performed five times in Bonn in mid-November 2016.
Film in Portuguese
A short promotional video about Roda Viva’s work with children and young people in a multi-cultural area of Lisbon, Portugal.
Thank you, Susila Dharma
Film in Spanish with subtitles
Young people who have benefited from Vida Plena’s Ñande Rekoha programme of after school support and activities, talk about what it has meant to them.
Yayasan Permakultur Kalimantan
Permaculture Design Course
Documentation of the first intensive Permaculture Design Course (PDC) for Gunung Mas farmers from the One Million Tree Project. This training is a partnership between Borneo Institute and Yayasan Permakultur Kalimantan.
Yayasan Usaha Mulia – Foundation for Noble Work
Yayasan Usaha Mulia (YUM) – Foundation for Noble Work – Is a not-for-profit organisation that assists the poor and destitute in Indonesia through social welfare projects. For more than 35 years we have been undertaking projects in the fields of Community Development, Education, and Health that aim to assist Indonesian from poor backgrounds regardless of their ethnicity, religion, age or gender.
The Cipanas YUM Organic Farm
The YUM Organic Farm was established to promote a healthy community and environmental sustainability, as well as to help local farmers to obtain a decent income.
YUM Kalimantan Vocational Training Center
Since 2011, YUM has committed to ensure that more youths obtain the skills needed to find a job. Youth unemployment rates are five times higher than those of adults, making skill development an area of vital importance. In Central Kalimantan, YUM is training youths in English, Computer, Sewing, Hairdressing and Food Production, in hopes that these skills can ensure better employability or open up possibilities for self-employment.
Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta
YTS – Development Through Participation
YTS – The Manado Method
Video made by Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta’s Sumali Agrawal in conjunction with Borneo Productions International about a natural alternative to mercury in gold mining. This method has been pioneered by small-scale miners in North Sulawesi and uses ijuk, a strong and sturdy fibre that comes from the bark of the sugar palm tree that grows all over Indonesia.
Introduction to mercury use in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
This video featuring Yayasan Tambuhak Sinta’s then-Technical Director, Sumali Agrawal , describes the use of mercury in gold extraction in small-scale mining activities. It further underlines the risks that mercury poses to the surrounding environment and people. It also presents an overview of alternative, environmentally-friendly methods that can be applied in place of mercury amalgamation.